Modesto Junior College (118976)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,196
2022 Average Net Price
$12,904
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
16,224
47% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.7%
362 Graduates

About

Modesto Junior College (118976) is a higher education institution located in Stanislaus County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Modesto Junior College (118976) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (396 degrees awarded), Biological & Physical Sciences (354 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (196 degrees).

In 2022, 3,073 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Modesto Junior College (118976). 68.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,486 degrees), 1.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1,163 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Modesto Junior College (118976) is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Modesto Junior College (118976) is $1,196, which is $−6,916 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,904.

In 2022, 62% of undergraduate students attending Modesto Junior College (118976) received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,196
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College (118976) was $1,196. The cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College (118976) is $−6,916 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$12,904
2022 Value
10.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Modesto Junior College (118976) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,904. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Modesto Junior College (118976) grew by 10.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,254
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Modesto Junior College (118976) was of $17,254 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.07% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

62% of undergraduate students at Modesto Junior College (118976) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.33% with respect to 2021, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Modesto Junior College (118976) had a total enrollment of 16,224 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College (118976) is 7,632 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,592. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College (118976) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College (118976), both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.2% Hispanic or Latino, 33.2% White, 6.36% Asian, 3.37% Black or African American, 1.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.586% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0308% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Modesto Junior College (118976) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.1%) and White Female (19.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Modesto Junior College (118976) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,224 students. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College (118976) is 7,632 and the part-time enrollment is 8,592. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College (118976) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2015 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Modesto Junior College (118976) was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Modesto Junior College (118976) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,788 enrolled students
  2. White
    5,389 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,032 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College (118976) is 54.2% Hispanic or Latino, 33.2% White, 6.36% Asian, 3.37% Black or African American, 1.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.586% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0308% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 148 students (0.912%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,141 more women than men received degrees from Modesto Junior College (118976). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Modesto Junior College (118976) is hispanic or latino (1,486 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1163 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Modesto Junior College (118976) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (396 degrees awarded), followed by Biological & Physical Sciences (354 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (196 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Modesto Junior College (118976), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (281 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (354 degrees), and History (42 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Elementary & middle school teachers (209,234 people), Other managers (152,319 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (149,580 people), Police officers (144,444 people), and Secondary school teachers (90,576 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) in 2022 are Human Sciences (281 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (354 degrees), History (42 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (550 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Human Sciences (281 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (354 degrees), History (42 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (550 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Elementary & secondary schools (465,956 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (366,832 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (182,143 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (175,383 people), and Legal services (134,256 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Human Sciences (281 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (354 degrees), History (42 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (550 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Modesto Junior College (118976).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 396 degrees awarded
  2. 354 degrees awarded
  3. 196 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Modesto Junior College (118976) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 396 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

966
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,107
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 966 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College (118976), which is 0.458 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College (118976) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.413 times less than the 349 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 349 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College (118976) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.42 times more than the 144 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (36.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Modesto Junior College (118976) is Female and Asian (36.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,486 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,163 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    219 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Modesto Junior College (118976) is hispanic or latino (1,486 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1163 degrees).

0.944% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,042 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    782 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    444 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Modesto Junior College (118976) is hispanic or latino female (1,042 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (782 degrees).

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Operations

Modesto Junior College (118976) employs 240 Instructors. Most academics at Modesto Junior College (118976) are Female Instructor (132), and Male Instructor (108).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College (118976) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 153 employees, Management, with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 44 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5M - Federal
  2. $25.3M - State
  3. $3.08M - Local

As of 2022, Modesto Junior College (118976) received $5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $25.3M from state grants and contracts, and $3.08M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$60.5M
2022 Salaries
6.61%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Modesto Junior College (118976) paid a median of $60.5M in salaries, a 6.61% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.7M
Instructional Salaries
240
Number of Employees

In 2022, Modesto Junior College (118976) paid a total of $25.7M to 240 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
240 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
153 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College (118976) was Instructor with 240 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College (118976) were Office and Administrative Support with 153 employees, Management with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College (118976) was Female Instructor with 132 employees, and Male Instructor with 108 employees.

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